The Italian tennis player Jannik Sinner will take to the court on Tuesday 9 January 2024, engaged in the Care Wellness Kooyong Classic exhibition tournament, in which other important protagonists of the circuit will take part.
In addition to the current ATP No.4, in fact, the two Scandinavians Holger Rune and Casper Ruud, the three-time Slam champion Stan Wawrinka and three other holders of Major titles such as Dominic Thiem, Andy Murray and Marin Cilic will also be present.
Added to the long list of stars are the American Frances Tiafoe, the Canadian Milos Raonic, Marc Polmans, Zhang Zhizhen and Karen Khachanov. The exhibition tournament will be an opportunity for Sinner to prepare for matches in view of the Australian Open and regain the extraordinary condition in which the Italian concluded last season.
The 22-year-old Italian has landed in Australia, where he will prepare the hunt for the first Slam of his career, at the 2024 Australian Open. Sinner, who comes from an exciting end to the season on the hard court, will in fact be seeded number 4, among the favorites to win the final together with Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz and Daniil Medvedev.
The ATP No.4 documented his arrival in the Australian state on social media, publishing a shot of him together with his sparring partner today, the talented 15-year-old Australian Daniel Jovanovski, following the first training session.
The Italian tennis player had been anticipated by his coach, Darren Cahill, who had published a photo of the Rod Laver Arena, accompanied by the description: "Hello old friend."
Touchdown in 🇦🇺☀️
Thanks for the practice Daniel, good luck this year!
Jannik Sinner's schedule
Following the Australian Slam, the hard-court season of the 22-year-old from San Candido will continue with a well-defined schedule.
Sinner, in February, will take part in the ATP 250 in Marseille and the ATP 500 in Rotterdam, while in March the Italian will be one of the most anticipated stars at the American ATP Master 1000, Indian Wells and Miami, where he respectively defends the semi-final and final reached last year.